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[PATCH 0/2] de-confuse git cherry-pick --author behavior




On Mon, Jul 09, 2018 at 03:16:07PM -0400, Jeff King wrote:

> I agree that having something similar to commit's "--author" (or even
> just "--reset-author") would be useful. When I've had to do this before,
> I usually just cherry-pick and then follow-up with "commit --amend
> --author" (or use "rebase -i" if there are several commits). You can
> also do "cherry-pick -n $commit" followed by "commit -c $commit".

I'll leave adding any options there as an exercise if somebody is
interested. This series just focuses on the inconsistent error behavior
you found.

  [1/2]: sequencer: handle empty-set cases consistently
  [2/2]: sequencer: don't say BUG on bogus input

 sequencer.c                     | 8 +++++---
 t/t3510-cherry-pick-sequence.sh | 7 ++++++-
 2 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

-Peff